My blissful escape from technology

 

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

I recently enjoyed seven exciting days on Saturna Island , B.C. revelling in the clean air, enchanting landscapes and freedom from computers, cell phones and screeching tires and auto exhaust. Pictured here on the left is a tool shed,small wooden bench and adjacent former residence used before the main lodging was erected. It was a most welcomed escape from hi-tech reality. Living here makes a person more self-reliant and more attune to the ways of Mother Nature.

L O W    T E C H    A L T E R N A T I V E 

 

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10 Comments on My blissful escape from technology

  1. Sounds like heaven, Gerry. Glad you enjoyed yourself…unchained from technology!

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  2. little house on the Prairie, or the Walton’s ….this is what this reminds me off. So nice to get away from technology – says on a laptop right now – lol

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    • Thanks for not calling me John Boy Walton. You do not miss the high tech stuff — at least for one week Then I guess you start to experience withdrawal pangs and guilt. Who knows. Thank you for your thoughts. Enjoy the weekend. 🙂

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  3. What a great escape, love!

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